The menorah is a central symbol of Hanukkah, the Jewish festival of lights. When lit each night of the holiday, it reminds us of a miracle thousands of years ago, when a small flask of oil was enough to last eight days.
As a symbol of Judaism’s most significant holidays, silver menorah are far more than just ornamental pieces. They’re also heirlooms that carry a powerful message of continuity and the idea that Jewish values can never be extinguished. At the Israeli Center of Judaica, we are proud to keep that legacy alive with our boutique range of 925 sterling silver and anodized aluminum menorahs.
‘L’dor v’dor, from generation to generation,’ wrote Rabbi Joseph Juspa Hahn of Nordligen in his book on Jewish Customs. A splendid heirloom like this beautiful silver menorah, with its enchanting display of elegance and dynamism, certainly embodies that idea.
Rochel, an elderly woman, had commissioned a silversmith to fashion this large Chanukah menorah. She pored over sketches, collaborating closely with the artisan. Her intention was to present the handsome piece to her daughter Helen’s shul in Carletonville, South Africa. She hoped that the gleaming radiance of the silver menorah would inspire Helen to embrace her roots and to rekindle the flame of yiddishkeit that had been dormant in her soul. silver menorah